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The Anarchist Roots of Geography: Toward Spatial Emancipation

Simon Springer


The Anarchist Roots of Geography: Toward Spatial Emancipation sets the stage for the radical politics of possibility and freedom through a discussion of the insurrectionary geographies that suffuse our daily experiences. This book is the first major study of the concept of anarchist geographies. It realigns radical geography away from Marxism and back to its original trajectory of anarchism. It ultimately encourages a relational understanding of space, wherein anarchism is recognized as a holistic and everyday form of emancipationfrom statistic, capitalistic, homophobic, racist, sexist, and im ... More

Keywords: Anarchism, Marxism, Radical geography, Critical geography, Emancipation, Reformation, Freedom, Radical philosophy, Critical theory, Activism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780816697724
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816697724.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Simon Springer, author
University of Victoria